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Posted on 10/19/2023
The VSB seeks public comment on proposed amendments to Paragraph 13-5 and Bylaws of the VSB Council, which add a lay member to the Committee on Lawyer Discipline.
Posted on 9/13/2023
The Supreme Court of Virginia amended the Rules of Court, Rule 1A:1, Admission to Practice in This Commonwealth Without Examination effective November 13, 2023.
Posted on 7/28/2023
At its meeting on October 13, 2023, VSB Council approved amendments to Article V, Section 2 of the VSB Bylaws and Article IX of the Bylaws of the Council of the VSB.
Posted on 5/19/2023
At its meeting on October 13, 2023, VSB Council approved proposed amendment to Rule 8.4 adding a new paragraph (f) prohibiting agreements limiting bar complaints. Pending approval by the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Posted on 5/9/2023
On May 9, 2023, the Supreme Court of Virginia amended Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia, Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13, regarding the clarification of the term “shall.” Effective immediately.
Posted on 4/28/2023
The Virginia State Bar Council approved proposed amendments to the bylaws of the Virginia State Bar Council.
Posted on 4/19/2023
On September 29, 2023 the Supreme Court of Virginia amended Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia, Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13, Re: three-judge panel demand in reciprocal proceedings, effective November 28, 2023.
Posted on 3/20/2023
Proposed advisory Legal Ethics Opinion 1900 - Duty to disclose the death of the client. Approved by VSB Council. Pending approval by the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Posted on 3/1/2023
On March 1, 2023, the Supreme Court of Virginia adopted amendments to Part Six, Section IV, Paragraph 13-25(C) regarding Board Proceedings for Reinstatement, effective April 30, 2023.
Posted on 1/31/2023
The Virginia State Bar seeks public comment on proposed amendments to the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia, Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13-24 (“Paragraph 13-24”) regarding reciprocal disciplinary proceedings.
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